How to Make a Vision Board

The other day one of our daughters went to the store and came home with a stack of foam boards and markers and announced it was time for us to each create our own “vision boards” in honor of the new year. So, we all sat down and … Read More…

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Homeschool Mom Planner Freebie for 2022

Hello, dear ladies! Today I am sharing the wonderful news that I have some organizing videos and…a homeschool mom planner freebie for 2022! In my absence here on the blog I have actually done two videos, one on how I organize my life on paper, the other on … Read More…

Binge Learning for Homeschool Relief

Homeschool Binge Learning

In this post we will be discussing homeschool binge learning. Homeschooling can be a real drag at times. Usually, this is because we have traded in learning for schooling. “Schooling” is a tyrannical system in which the person is slave to the mechanism. It reduces human beings to … Read More…

FREE Simplified Lesson Sheet for McGuffey’s Readers

This post will explore a FREE simplified lesson sheet for McGuffey’s Readers. Do you have a child who can read better than they can write? We do. This little girl not only reads at a college level, but considers talking her favorite form of expression. In fact, she … Read More…

Tour Our Homeschool Book Stash for Teens

This post includes a video of part of our homeschool book stash for teens along with a detailed list of the titles showcased. A lot of you have asked me just what to do with teens. I totally understand that question! I mean, if you have kids who … Read More…

A Poet for Father’s Day

It’s that time of year when we ask ourselves the question, “What do men really want for Father’s Day?” Let’s see; most men have enough ties, and candy, and coffee mugs. One thing they do not have in our culture (and in most families) is honor and respect. … Read More…

Homeschool With Peace

All of us wish we could homeschool with peace. However, I know (personally) that we moms struggle to find tranquility within our homes. Besides battling with dyslexia and dyscalculia, we have to fend off surly replies, sighs, whining, and worse. Youngsters at home are comfortable, so they don’t … Read More…

How to Teach a Homeschool Lesson

This post will deal with how to teach a homeschool lesson. When I first began teaching my kids I had no idea what I was doing. I had read a lot of books and talked to a lot of people, but not one of them could tell me … Read More…

Why We Should Stop Preparing Our Kids for College

We only have them with us a few short years. Our influence is great at first, but then is gradually diluted as they mature. Why would we waste precious time preparing our kids for college when we can clearly see the destructive results? Shouldn’t we be preparing them … Read More…

Free Cursive Program

If you have children who struggle with their handwriting, then this free cursive program from the McGuffey readers is for you. I think we’ve had just about every type of child among our fifteen. We have had energetic types, and quiet thoughtful types. Some have been great at … Read More…